What is the LYNX Silver Line?
The LYNX Silver Line is a proposed 29-mile, 29 station light rail project from the City of Belmont in Gaston County, through Center City Charlotte and the Town of Matthews, into Union County. Key connections include:
|• LYNX Blue Line Light Rail||• BB&T Ballpark|
|• CityLYNX Gold Line Streetcar||• Ovens Auditorium|
|• Charlotte Douglas International Airport||• Bojangles Coliseum|
|• Charlotte Gateway District||• Novant Uptown and Matthews hospitals|
|• Bank of America Stadium||• CPCC Central and Levine campuses|
LYNX Silver Line Project Status
The LYNX Silver Line is a proposed 29-mile light rail project from the City of Belmont in Gaston County, through Center City Charlotte and the Town of Matthews, with a potential extension into Union County. Key connections include:
On April 28, 2021, CATS' policy board, the Metropolitan Transit Commission (MTC), approved the refined LPA. With a newly adopted alignment, staff will continue to move the project forward into more detailed design and environmental review. Public engagement will continue as the project develops.
|• Design and operations||• Cost|
|• Connectivity||• Environmental Considerations|
|• Development opportunities||• Feedback from the public, resource agencies, and other key stakeholders|
CATS conducted extensive public engagement during the refinement period. To view previous project materials and watch meeting recordings, click on the Project Materials on the right-side tab.
As the light rail design and environmental work continues, the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) study will begin public engagement around the station area planning effort.